Salary: £23,553 per annum
Hours: 42 hour per week, 3 nights on 3 nights off rota (12 hour shifts 8pm to 8am)
Location: Based in Chichester or Bognor
We are looking to appoint Night Support Workers at our Chichester and Bognor Hostels, our hostels provide homeless clients with short-term accommodation identifying their support needs, building empowering support around those needs, and looking at a suitable move on plan into long-term independent accommodation using a support model which recognizes people may have experienced trauma in their lives.
As a support worker you will support homeless adults who may be experiencing a number of complexities including mental health and substance misuse issues. The aim of the role is to proactively support clients into services that will improve their housing, health and wellbeing while improving the client’s quality of life. You will work proactively to form strong relationships and gain clients' trust, striving to provide the best possible service levels at all times.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person, who enjoys working as part of a team as well as independently, with the ability to motivate, engage and inspire including the initiative to be able to deal with challenging situations in a calm and effect manner.
Previous experience of working within the homeless sector or similar setting is not required as this is an ideal opportunity to start your career in the sector in a role which is meaningful and highly skilled.
Your duties will include:
In order to be successful in this role you will need:
The benefits of working at Stonepillow:
A bit about us:
Stonepillow support and empower homeless and vulnerable people with compassion and commitment to achieve sustainable independence and wellbeing and make positive changes in their lives. Stonepillow have been working within the local community for over 30 years.
It is essential that you have a non-judgmental and enabling approach to supporting single homeless and vulnerable adults.
Stonepillow is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.